Author Topic: Kempster, Glebeland Township, Sydney.  (Read 7470 times)

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Re: Kempster, Glebeland Township, Sydney.
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 20 July 13 08:30 BST (UK) »
OH!! Merlin what a great find  :)

So that would mean the passenger list i found earlier is wrong.

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Re: Kempster, Glebeland Township, Sydney.
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 20 July 13 08:41 BST (UK) »
hi

T Kempster involved in a mine rescue http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/108894781?searchTerm=kempster glebe&searchLimits=

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Re: Kempster, Glebeland Township, Sydney.
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 20 July 13 08:48 BST (UK) »
Photos:

Thomas & son Robert James KEMPSTER - Freemasons

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Re: Kempster, Glebeland Township, Sydney.
« Reply #21 on: Saturday 20 July 13 10:11 BST (UK) »
Hi,

A possibility

Thomas Kempster 21 and Ann Kempster 28, both arrived on the Golden Dream into Brisbane from Queenstown England on 28th May 1863.

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Re: Kempster, Glebeland Township, Sydney.
« Reply #22 on: Saturday 20 July 13 10:14 BST (UK) »
Further to my reply #17:

Marriage Register 1863, Page 174; Entry 347
7 Feb 1863 St Mary the Virgin, Bury, Lancashire
Thomas KEMPSTER - 21, Self Acting Minder, Bachelor, Limefield
Ann ELLIS - 28, Spinster, Newchurch
Groom's Father: James Kempster, Overlooker
Bride's Father: Robert Ellis, Builder
Witnesses: John Horrocks; S. Bailey
Married by: Frederick Wilson; Curate

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Re: Kempster, Glebeland Township, Sydney.
« Reply #23 on: Saturday 20 July 13 10:35 BST (UK) »
Thomas Kempster 21 and Ann Kempster 28, both arrived on the Golden Dream into Brisbane from Queenstown England on 28th May 1863.

Certainly matches with the marriage details  :)

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Re: Kempster, Glebeland Township, Sydney.
« Reply #24 on: Saturday 20 July 13 10:45 BST (UK) »
The 'Golden Dream' left Queenstown February 19th 1863, less than 2 weeks after the marriage.

3rd December 1864 there were unlclaimed UK letters for Thomas Kempster at Calliope.  This was most probably the Calliope Gold Field ssw of Gladstone.

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Re: Kempster, Glebeland Township, Sydney.
« Reply #25 on: Saturday 20 July 13 13:22 BST (UK) »
Merewether Council

Merewether was proclaimed as a Municipality in the NSW Government Gazette, 20 August 1885.The first election of councillors took place in 1885. Those elected were: Thomas Kempster, Jenkin Williams, Andrew Curry, Thomas Price, George Hall, William Armstrong, Joseph Orr, Robert Jury and George Brown. The first Mayor elected in the Municipality was Thomas Kempster. The first Council meeting took place in the Mechanic's Institute, Burwood on November 3 1885.

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Re: Kempster, Glebeland Township, Sydney.
« Reply #26 on: Saturday 20 July 13 18:02 BST (UK) »
1903 NSW Electoral Roll:

KEMPSTER Thomas Wilton Street, Merewether - Coal Miner (Anne's husband)
KEMPSTER Thomas William Wilton Street, Merewether - Blacksmith (son)
KEMPSTER Eliza Jane Wilton Street, Merewether - Domestic Duties (dau-in-law)
HAMMERTON Elizabeth Gertrude Wilton Street, Merewether - Domestic Duties (daughter)
HAMMERTON George Addison Wilton Street, Merewether - Blacksmith (son-in-law)
KEMPSTER Robert James Railway Street, Merewether - Carpenter (son)
KEMPSTER Christiana Helen Railway Street, Merewether - Domestic Duties (dau-in-law)